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Monday
Sep262016

Practice Note: How to prepare for the SEC’s Resource Extraction Disclosure Rule

After a long and tortured route through the courts, the SEC’s final rule implementing Dodd-Frank’s Resource Extraction Payment Disclosure requirement took effect today (September 26).

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Monday
Sep262016

See you soon in New York City!

The FCPA Blog started out nine years ago not as a pulpit but a bulletin board -- a place to exchange news, commentary, resources, practice tips, and compliance alerts.

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Monday
Sep262016

Resource Alert: Hughes Hubbard Fall 2016 Alert

Hughes Hubbard has published a new version of its FCPA & Anti-Bribery Alert. It's a tremendous resource for compliance professionals. 

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Friday
Sep232016

FCC fines Siemens for failing to disclose FCPA and obstruction convictions

The Federal Communications Commission fined Siemens Corporation and Siemens Medical Solutions $175,000 Thursday for failing to disclose corporate felony convictions as required by the FCC's rules.

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Friday
Sep232016

CFTC fines Russia bank $5 million for $36 billion of phony ruble-dollar trades

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission fined a Russia bank $6 million Monday for executing "fictitious and noncompetitive" Russian Ruble - U.S. dollar futures contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

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Thursday
Sep222016

Just whose expectations will ISO 37001 certification meet?

The launch date of the new ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System standard is close, with release expected in October.

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Thursday
Sep222016

The Netherlands: Tougher foreign bribery laws (with gaps), help for graft victims

In the prior post I talked about enforcement efforts that lagged in the Netherlands but are now gaining more traction. This post will cover recent amendments to the Dutch Criminal Code that are helping authorities prosecute overseas bribery, and Dutch civil remedies used to fight graft.

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Wednesday
Sep212016

SEC awards whistleblower $4 million

The SEC Tuesday awarded a whistleblower more than $4 million for original information that alerted the agency to a fraud.

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Wednesday
Sep212016

Dan Adamson: Sorry, but a Google search isn’t due diligence

I cringe when compliance teams rely solely on Google to investigate and make decisions.

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Wednesday
Sep212016

Nu Skin violates FCPA with China charitable donation 

For just the second time in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act's 39-year history, a company was charged with FCPA offenses based solely on a charitable contribution that was intended to buy the influence of a foreign official.

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Tuesday
Sep202016

Event: The FCPA Blog NYC 2016 Conference (October 26)

The FCPA Blog will be in New York City on October 26 and I hope you'll be there too.

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Tuesday
Sep202016

ISO 37001: Why wouldn’t you certify your anti-bribery program? 

Considering the ever-higher fines for getting it wrong, why wouldn’t you certify your anti-bribery program? 

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